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12 Days of Sustainable Reads: Day 8

The book Water: Yours, Mine and Ours is a treasure of a find we made back in 2013 at The Rainwater Revival, an annual event held in the often drought-stricken…

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12 Days of Sustainable Reads: Day 7

Sustainabilize in place. That is a term we have crafted to capture the essence of the evergreen process for remodeling, retrofitting, and rethinking your existing dwelling to decrease its collective impact…

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12 Days of Sustainable Reads: Day 6

Taking a page from the playbook of the online architecture and design community Houzz.com, 150 Best Eco House Ideas draws its core strength not from words, but from well-executed photographic essays.…

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TreeHouse Annual favors substance over facts and figures

Annual reports—those often-glossy Big Co. compendiums filled with financial facts and figures, tell-alls of company business activities, and liberal doses of Co.-centric illustrations, infographics, and photographs—are designed largely as retention…

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Coming to a lot near you: Zero energy homes

Zero net energy (ZNE) or near-ZNE dwellings—structures that consume roughly the same amount of energy as they produce over the course of a year—will be squarely in the center of the…

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Illuminating your home with Dark Sky lighting

You don’t need to be Stephen Hawking or Neil deGrasse Tyson to appreciate the benefits pitch-dark skies bring to even casual stargazing. But as naturally-dark skies become increasingly rare due…

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Exploring rainwater harvesting in the Texas Hill Country

In this original Digitized.House video, Green Energy Money CEO Teresa Lopez chats with TerraScena residential community developer/entrepreneur Catherine Werth about their decision to equip all of the green homes in this new…

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